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A Guide To Teaching English in Hong Kong

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Thinking about escaping the boredom and mundane-ness of your home town, village or city? But not sure where to go? Here’s a piece on how YOU can move to the skyscraping metropolis of Hong Kong and teach English! A quick …

Hong Kong to China Hung Hom Guangzhou train

World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Hung Hom to Guangzhou Express Train)

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In my ongoing series of World Borders, I give you the ins and outs of crossing borders around the world. Having spent 2 years living in Hong Kong and having been to China over 10 times, I know a bit …

teaching English in Yuen Long Hong Kong

Working Wednesdays: Teaching English in Yuen Long, Hong Kong

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  By the end of 2011 I had worked in 3 schools in Hong Kong as an English teacher. I always like to pick up extra work on my travels and I got the opportunity to work on Saturdays at …

Pizza Beer at Beertopia Hong Kong 2013

Thirsty Thursdays: Pizza Beer in Kowloon, Hong Kong

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Last weekend I attended the second annual Hong Kong Beer Festival, known as Beertopia. Aside from the usual range of ales, stouts and lagers I was somewhat surprised to stumble upon a new beer I had never heard of before …

English interviews in a Buddhist School in Yuen Long

Working Wednesdays: English Video Interviews in a Buddhist School, Yuen Long, Hong Kong

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I haven’t mentioned much about teaching yet on Working Wednesdays, despite having worked in about 10 different schools, but it’s a regular feature so there will be plenty to come. These teaching jobs have been wide and varied ranging from …

Tai O Fishing Village in Hong Kong

Visiting Tai O Fishing Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

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When people think of Hong Kong they often think of the typical stereotypes associated with this global location – huge skyscrapers, office blocks, people in long queues, traffic jams, a busy commercial city. But in actual fact that view of …

Jonny Blair heading to China from Lam Tin

World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Kwun Tong to Huanggang, Shenzhen)

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In my ongoing series of world borders, I basically write about the ways to cross various borders, aiming to give an account of my personal journeys and help you to copy me and get into a new country without fuss. …

Jonny Blair talks about Chinese New Year red packets

Chinese New Year: What are Red Packets?

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You have probably heard of Chinese New Year. It’s the same as New Year except it’s Chinese. That’s where things become slightly different. If you are lucky enough to live in a Chinese environment during Chinese New Year you will …

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